Fires- What needs to be present for a fire to take place? Three elements (fuel, heat, and air) must be present. Fuel for a fire can be carelessly stored rags, wood, coal ,oil, gasoline, or paper. A heat source could be a match, an electrical wire, or a cigarette. The oxygen in air feeds in fans the flames. Recognition of the three in the fire chain is the basis of the fire prevention.
Osha- a federal agency responsible for promoting safe and health full conditions in the workplace.
Hurricane- a powerful rainstorm.
Tornado- powerful twisting windstorm.
Blizzard-is a snowstorm with winds of 35 miles per hour.
lesson: 2 Health concepts. Safety outside of home
Many accidents, especially among teens, occur when people show off, get overly confident, or accept a dare.
Safety on the job is the responsibility of each and every employee.
Careful planning and preparation can help you survive a natural disaster.
Lesson:2 INTERESTING FACTS safety outside of home
Floods- flooding is often the result of severe rains of the type that can accompany hurricanes. If you live in a area that is prone to flooding an emergency plan is best first course of action. It is also important to learn under what conditions to abanded your home.
Safety On Two Wheels-Although the phrase safety on wheels may prompt you to think only of cars and trucks, remember that motorcycles, mopeds, and even bicycles are also vehicles. Like cars, they are subject to vehicular safety as well as traffic laws.
Physical attack- Anyone can be a victim of physical violence. In fact, its estimated that one out of three Americans will become the victim of sexual assault or attempted attack sometime in his or her lifetime. This usually happens to females, but males can also be victims.
First Aid for choking- in the majority of cases, choking occurs when a piece of food becomes lodged in the trachea. No matter what the cause, the first step in the first aid for choking is recognizing the symptoms of choking and attempting to dislodge the offending particle or object. The universal choking signal is both hands placed at the throat.
Sprains- are a condition caused by a stretching or tearing of the soft tissue bands, or ligaments, that hold bones together at a joint. Wrists, knees, and ankles are among the areas most frequently sprained. To treat a sprain, use the R.I.C.E procedure.